[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of “lying to the world” after the Zanu PF leader downplayed reports of widespread rape as the security forces launched a brutal crackdown after last month’s anti-government protests.
[allAfrica] The deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission has launched an unprecedented attack on his boss, chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, South Africa’s Mail & Guardian newspaper reports.
[263Chat] Former President, Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore has insisted that he never detained his employee Bertha Zakeyo as she always had an option to leave the company premises.
[Monitor] Rwandan president Paul Kagame on Friday took over chairmanship of EAC Summit of Heads of State and Government from his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni who has been the head since May 2017 when he replaced President John Magufuli of Tanzania.
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[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -In the face of country-wide public protests and calls for him to step down, Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir, while still ‘talking tough’, has hinted at his acceptance of the handover of power to the army.
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[News24Wire] A suspect has been ben arrested and charged with the murder of Irish charity worker John Curran, Western Cape police confirmed on Saturday.
[ANGOP] Sumbe -A 14-year-old teenager was killed and two others, aged 10 to 15, were seriously injured in the Chatala sector, in the Cela district, as a result of the explosion of a fuze mortar.
[New Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained Rwanda’s economic growth projection for 2018 at 7.2 per cent, owing to strong industrial activity and favourable rains that are expected to boost agricultural output.